If Turnbull wants to really unleash Australia's potential, he should hire Martin Parkinson.
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Clay Lucas is city editor for The Age. Clay has worked at The Age since 2005, covering state politics, urban affairs, transport, local government and workplace relations for The Age and Sunday Age. Clay won a Quill with Age investigative reporter Royce Millar in 2009.
Clay Lucas Grocon and Planning Minister Richard Wynne are nearing agreement on a controversial apartment tower plan at 85 Spring Street - but Melbourne City Council has opposed the project at the last minute.
Clay Lucas The developer behind two proposed towers in South Melbourne, in the Fishermans Bend urban renewal area, has taken Planning Minister Richard Wynne to the state planning tribunal.
Craig Butt and Clay Lucas Defective construction works at the Austin Hospital have caused extensive plumbing problems, a Supreme Court writ alleges, leading the Andrews government to sue builder Lend Lease for costs "in...
Clay Lucas A bid by a company controlled by Solomon Lew to demolish a historic North Melbourne building has been dismissed by the Supreme Court.
Simon Johanson and Clay Lucas A controversial apartment development that part-precipitated the Liberal Party's recent election loss of Prahran to the Greens has launched with homes selling for around $1 million.
Clay Lucas Hundreds of hectares of publicly owned land near Werribee have moved a step closer to sale, with the Napthine government calling for expressions of interest.
Clay Lucas Cigarette maker Philip Morris will sack 180 workers at its production centre in Moorabbin by Christmas.
Clay Lucas Qantas will write to hundreds of staff at Sydney International Airport to further clarify a voluntary departure package it has offered to workers there as part of its plan to cull 5000 jobs at the...
Matthew O'Sullivan, James Massola and Clay Lucas Well-placed sources say they would be ''pleasantly surprised'' if Qantas cuts less than 2000 or 3000 jobs next week.
Mark Hawthorne and Clay Lucas The Shell refinery in Geelong has been saved with the new owner, Swiss oil giant Vitol guaranteeing the future of the refinery, which employs about 450 full-time workers and 150 contractors.
Clay Lucas A multinational manufacturer has been accused of forcing casual staff at its Melbourne warehouse to sign letters stating they do not want permanent jobs - just weeks before the company would be...
Clay Lucas Mark Hawthorne The end of car manufacturing in Australia - confirmed with Toyota's announcement it would shut local production in 2017, taking thousands of jobs with it - could tip Victoria and South Australia into...
Clay Lucas, Lucy Battersby She earned the company $9.1 million, now IBM employee wants her bonus.
Clay Lucas Holden workers in Melbourne have walked off the job again, after returning to work on Monday morning following a two-day snap strike last week.
Sam Hall, Clay Lucas Car industry workers will go to Canberra next week to lobby MPs over industry's future.
Clay Lucas Qantas will sack hundreds of engineers at the heavy maintenance facility it runs near Geelong, as it's poised to move work on 747 jets offshore.
Clay Lucas Qantas will save up to $14 million if it decides not to sack more than 300 of its aircraft maintenance staff at Avalon Airport, a presentation made to the airline this week by its engineers says.
Clay Lucas Qantas has signalled it will sack 300 maintenance engineers and staff at Avalon Airport by next year.
Clay Lucas Victoria's dwindling aircraft engineering industry is set to shrink further, with Qantas announcing it will "review" the work done by 300 remaining engineers, maintenance staff and contractors at...
Clay Lucas Up to 100 new jobs will be created in aviation after Qantas and Jetstar expanded a training facility the airlines already run in Airport West, near Melbourne and Essendon airports.